The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 166 162 179
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Apple 35 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.23% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 16
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£260 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +41.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £17.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.97 - £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) MS Office
3 30 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 29 (36.25%) Mac OS X
5 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
6 22 (27.50%) Blackberry
6 22 (27.50%) Apple iOS
7 21 (26.25%) Finance
7 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
8 19 (23.75%) iPad
9 17 (21.25%) iPhone
10 16 (20.00%) Android
11 13 (16.25%) Google
12 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
13 11 (13.75%) Mac OS
13 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X Server
13 11 (13.75%) ITIL
14 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.50%) Citrix
15 9 (11.25%) VPN
15 9 (11.25%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
15 9 (11.25%) Spanish Language
15 9 (11.25%) Google Apps
16 8 (10.00%) Banking
16 8 (10.00%) VMware
16 8 (10.00%) Service Management
16 8 (10.00%) DNS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.75%) Lync
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.50%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.25%) VPN
2 9 (11.25%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 8 (10.00%) LAN
3 8 (10.00%) DHCP
4 6 (7.50%) WAN
5 4 (5.00%) WLAN
6 2 (2.50%) MGW
6 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.50%) SMTP
6 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.50%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (2.50%) ADSL
6 2 (2.50%) ISDN
6 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) QSIG
6 2 (2.50%) H.323
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Xcode
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.00%) Hudson
1 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Spanish Language
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Desktop Support
3 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) IT Support
5 8 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) HTML
1 5 (6.25%) CSS
1 5 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.00%) HTML5
2 4 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (1.25%) WebKit
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Blackberry
2 19 (23.75%) iPad
3 17 (21.25%) iPhone
4 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) BYOD
6 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) Apple TV
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 29 (36.25%) Mac OS X
4 22 (27.50%) Apple iOS
5 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
6 16 (20.00%) Android
7 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X Server
8 11 (13.75%) Mac OS
9 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (7.50%) UNIX
12 5 (6.25%) Windows Vista
13 4 (5.00%) Linux
14 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone
15 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
16 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Service Management
3 7 (8.75%) ITSM
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 5 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 4 (5.00%) TDD
5 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.00%) Scrum
5 4 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.75%) ERP
6 3 (3.75%) Open Source
6 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.50%) Use Case
7 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.25%) Apple Swift
2 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBA
4 2 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) ACTC
5 4 (5.00%) MCP
6 3 (3.75%) PMP
6 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PhD
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Samba
4 1 (1.25%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Casper Suite
2 2 (2.50%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.50%) WSUS
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Google
3 10 (12.50%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) VMware
5 6 (7.50%) Bloomberg
6 5 (6.25%) Reuters
6 5 (6.25%) Adobe
7 4 (5.00%) HP
7 4 (5.00%) Sophos
7 4 (5.00%) Remedy
8 3 (3.75%) Lotus
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) BMC
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) McAfee
9 2 (2.50%) Polycom
9 2 (2.50%) Verint
9 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
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